Urban regeneration near London 2012
Many areas of the country will benefit from an influx of foreign
visitors this year, as the Olympic Games and the related media
circus rolls in and out of the country between July 27th and August
12th of this year.
However, why not live somewhere where the benefits of the Olympics
can be seen more clearly than in most other areas? Such a location
can be discovered if you happen to be looking for
property for sale in Plaistow.
Plaistow is a town in the East London borough of Newham, and is
located near to West Ham and Green Street.
The area is mostly an urban development, ideal at the moment for
those who are looking to work in the city of London without having
to pay the city centre living premiums that are associated with
life in such a massive settlement near to amenities and places of
The fact that Plaistow is ideally located on the underground
system, with its own station named Plaistow Underground. The
station is positioned on both the District and the Hammersmith and
City lines, and acts as an ideal way to reach the city
However, perhaps the most attractive aspect of Plaistow for this
year is how it will be affected by the location of the Olympics.
The biggest sporting event on the globe is being held in nearby
Statford, which means that many of the visitors to the games will
see the area, and perhaps regeneration will become a big part of
turning it into a less urban area.
For those who see the Olympics as a great chance to see some of the
world's top sportsmen and women in action as well, Plaistow is but
a hop, step and a jump away from where all the action will be